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One critically injured in near drowning at popular Charlotte pool

(John Sparks | WBTV) (John Sparks | WBTV)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

One person has been rushed to the hospital after MEDIC says there was a near drowning at Cordelia Park in Charlotte's NoDa area.

According to MEDIC, officials were called out after 5:30 p.m. to the 600-block of East 24th Street. This is the outdoor pool at Cordelia Park.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police told WBTV that a man hit his head on the bottom of the pool and had to be dragged out of the water.

He was initially unresponsive, but regained consciousness.

Just before 5:50 p.m. MEDIC confirmed that one person had been transported to Carolinas Medical Center with critical injuries.

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